Colbert said Steelers haven't ruled out using transition tag again on Jason Worilds. Last year cost $9.754 mil. This yr closer to $11m.
Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Jason Worilds turned eight sacks into $9.754 million last year. So how much will 7 1⁄2 sacks be worth this offseason? Maybe $25 million? Possibly $30 million? The Steelers enticed Worilds enough with a transition tag that guaranteed him nearly $10 million for one season to turn his back on..." January 09
NFL.com "Now we know why there has been no progress between the Pittsburgh Steelers and linebacker Jason Worilds on a new contract. Worilds rejected a long-term offer from the Steelers "awhile ago," Ed Bouchette of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported last week. There is no word on the specifics of..." June 15
NFL Trade Rumors "Jason La Canfora reports that Steelers OLB Jason Worilds has signed his transition tender worth $9.75 million. La Canfora adds that Worilds and the Steelers have made progress towards a long-term deal. Worilds signing his transition tender, it prevents any team from trying to step in sign..." March 04
Pro Football Talk "One of the Steelers’ top pass rushers is inactive for Sunday’s must-win game vs. Cleveland. Jason Worilds will miss the season finale with an abdominal injury, the club disclosed today. Worilds, 25, has 63 tackles and eight sacks in 15 games this season." December 29
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The long line of succession at right outside linebacker has been consistently good to great for the Steelers these past 30 years, with a few exceptions. There was Mike Merriweather and Greg Lloyd and Chad Brown and Joey Porter and James Harrison, along with some exceptions like Carlos Emmons..." May 31